Generic Medicine Info
Hypersensitivity. Severe hepatic disease, porphyria.
Special Precautions
Difficulty in managing DM. Monitor blood glucose, thyroid and visual function. Perform LFT before and during treatment with protionamide. Caution in patients with psychiatric illness or depression. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Anorexia, excessive salivation, metallic taste, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea. Peripheral and/or optic neuritis, psychiatric disturbances e.g. depression, anxiety, psychosis, postural hypotension. Jaundice, hepatitis. Thrombocytopenia, skin rashes, stomatitis, gynaecomastia.
Drug Interactions
Increased neurotoxic effects with cycloserine.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
J04AD01 - protionamide ; Belongs to the class of thiocarbamide derivatives. Used in the systemic treatment of tuberculosis.
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